Gwangmyeong

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Gwangdongmyeong
광명
光明
Municipal Ceety
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 광명시
 • Hanja 光明市
 • Revised Romanization Gwangmyeong-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Kwangmyŏng-si
Location of Gwangdongmyeong
Kintra  Sooth Korea
Region Sudogwon
Admeenistrative diveesions 18 dong
Aurie
 • Tot 38.5 km2 (14.9 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Tot 341,671
 • Density 8,874.6/km2 (22,985/sq mi)
 • Dialect Seoul

Gwangmyeong is a ceety in Gyeonggi-do, Sooth Korea. It borders Seoul tae the north an northeast, Anyang tae the east an sooth, an Siheung tae the soothwast.

Seembols[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Tree : Ginkgo Tree
  • Flouer : Rose
  • Bird : Korean magpie

Destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thare are 18 admeenistrative destricts ("dongs" in Korean) in Gwangmyeong. Specifically, these are: Gwangmyeong Dong (frae 1-7; Gwangmyeong 6-dong is kent as Okgil dong an aw), Cheolsan Dong (4 dongs), Ha-an Dong (4 dongs), Soha Dong (2 dongs; Soha 2-dong is kent as Iljik dong) an aw, an Hak-on dong (Gahak-dong an No-onsa dong). In 1995, a sma section o Gwangmyeong was cedit tae Seoul's newly creatit Geumcheon-gu.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are 9 heich schuils, 10 middle schuils, 21 elementary schuils.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Railroad[eedit | eedit soorce]

(Geumcheon-gu, Seoul) ← Gwangmyeong
(Seoul) ← Gwangmyeong → (Southern Gyeonggi Province)
(Geumcheon-gu, Seoul) ← CheolsanGwangmyeongsageori → (Guro-gu, Seoul)

Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The tombs o Yi Sun Shin (no tae be ramfeeselt wi the mair famous admiral o the same name) an Lee Won Ik are in the ceety, juist north o Gwangmyeong Station. Lee Won Ik's cultural relics are on display here an aw. The ceety is hame tae the Gwangmyeong Velodrome an aw, the lairgest domit structur in Sooth Korea.

Industry[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety, though sma, hosts mony firms. In total, thare are 630 companies employin 11,636 fowk.

The ceety wis offeecially planned tae promote sma businesses. Such wirkers can take merits o gettin fee o rent, laund an even costs for investment.[1]

Kia Motors Sohari Plant[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1973, The Kia Motors locatit its Sohari Plant in Soha-dong, Gwangmyeong Ceety, becomin the kintra's first integratit automobile assembly plant.[2]

As Kia's caur factory nearest tae Seoul, it haes convenient access tae labour an ither resources an can conveniently provide completit guids tae the Seoul metropolitan aurie.[3]

Notable fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Idols

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 광명시, 해외전시회 참여 중소기업 임차료 등 지원Newsis 2008.01.16
  2. "Kia Motors Overview". Edmunds.com. 
  3. Ceety offeecial page

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